Planning

Creating Planned Responses In Your Riding (rather than messy reactions!)

Creating Planned Responses In Your Riding (rather than messy reactions!)

Do you have days where, after you get home, sit down, and think over the day’s events, you think to yourself “Why did I react like that?!”?  I know I do, even now.  I find that if I allow my emotions to run things, the chances of everything turning out exactly as I would have two chances. Slim and none! …

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Riding the Same Simple Exercise Through the Different Filters of Position & Influence

Riding the Same Simple Exercise Through the Different Filters of Position & Influence

There are hundreds, even thousands, of different exercises we can ride when schooling our horses. Often riders think that they have to get more and more complicated with their exercises in order to make progress in their riding.  However, I personally believe that, for the most part, simple works better. In this episode of the Daily Strides Podcast, I want…

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Warming Up Decisions for Your Unique Situation with Your Horse

Warming Up Decisions for Your Unique Situation with Your Horse

How could becoming more intentional and creative with your warming up transform your riding? After all, it is something that you do every time you ride, right?! If you were to do one thing this month that has the potential to ripple into all the months hereafter where your riding is concerned; becoming intentional about your warming up might just…

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